• Visitor during the evening tour of Alcatraz gaze into the many cells that line up the corridor known as

    Alcatraz Island

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Well Contested Sites

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Well Contested Sites is a 13 min non-narrative, movement-based film that looks at the issue of incarceration and evokes of the layers of experience faced by those who are incarcerated. A screening and panel discussion is taking place on Alcatraz on Saturday March 16. See http://www.communityworkswest.org/index.php/news-events for additional information.

Did You Know?

Lower Prison, Alcatraz Island

The first prison on Alcatraz Island was built by the U.S. Army and was located near the dock. It was demolished after a new military prison was opened at the top of the island in 1914.